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Amos Martin obituary, Mexican War veteran

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Re: Amos Martin obituary, Mexican War veteran

Posted: 8 Jun 2012 1:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Martin
I suspect Amos Martin did not serve in the U S Military during the war with Mexico. I requested a copy of his Mexican War Bounty Land application from the National Archives and they could not find one. Perhaps he served as a contractor or teamster or some other civilian capacity for which he would not be entitled to a land warrant or Mexican War Pension. Perhaps his civil war pension record will have more information. Also, sometimes the soldier's name was recorded incorrectly or they used an alias.
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cmovahed1 18 May 2012 12:44AM GMT 
blandfords 8 Jun 2012 7:20PM GMT 
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